Peter Laidlaw, Consultant

BSc

Key Skills:

  • ESOS Auditor
  • Customer focused with well-developed organisational skills
  • Good knowledge of plant operation, maintenance and projects
  • Extensive experience in facilities management
  • Broad experience of energy management
  • HSE expertise    

PROFILE:

After initially working within civil engineering Peter gained 27 years’ experience in mechanical engineering commencing with plant engineering in a large combustion research facility.  During this time Peter gained invaluable experience of working directly with contractors and international customers.

Peter then became Facilities Manager responsible for the overall utility and maintenance functions for three UK manufacturing sites.  This required a detailed understanding of all the processes used in manufacturing and test plant operation.  Peter was also responsible for validating all utility invoices for the sites, negotiating electricity and gas supply contracts achieving savings of approximately £50,000 pa for several years. He established health and safety systems and an environmental management system gaining accreditation to ISO14001.

As a consultant at JRP Solutions, Peter uses his extensive experience and knowledge to provide project support and energy and utilities advice for businesses in the heavy engineering and food and drink sectors.  Further work has been carried out to assist SMEs in northern England to improve energy efficiency.  Peter believes that a detailed level of understanding of customer processes is essential to providing good service.